|Train$39 | 3h 56min||Train$39 | 3h 56min||Bus26 lb of CO2|
It's 124 miles between Halifax to Bedford. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 23min and 2h 30min from Halifax to Bedford under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Bedford by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.
We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.
Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!
On your trip from Halifax to Bedford, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.
While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Bedford is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Halifax/Bedford buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Halifax is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Halifax England and Bedford during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!
The plus side of taking the train from Halifax to Bedford? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Bedford traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Bedford is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.